Honor View20 with 48MP camera launched in India for ₹37,999
Honor’s latest flagship, the Honor View20, has all the features that one can expect out of a late 2018 flagship. Launched at an event in China in December 2018 and announced internationally at an event in France last week, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has now launched the Honor View 20 in India.
Honor View20 Specifications
|Design||In-screen camera (display hole), V shape color edge, Nano texture with aurora effect|
|Display||6.4-inch 19.25:9 IPS LCD; 2310×1080 (398ppi), 4.5mm display hole|
91.82% screen-to-body ratio
|Rear Cameras||48MP Sony IMX586, f/1.8 lens, 1/2″ CMOS size, 0.8µm, Quad-Bayer pixel binning, 78-degree angle|
Sony IMX316 3D Time-of-Flight (TOF) sensor
Video Recording: [email protected], [email protected]
Slow Motion: [email protected]
|Front Camera||25MP Sony IMX576, f/2.0, 27mm|
Video Recording: [email protected]
|Mobile Platform||CPU: 7nm HiSilicon Kirin 980 (2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.6GHz, 2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 1.92 GHz, 4x ARM Cortex-A55 @1.8 GHz)|
GPU: Mali-G76 MP10
|RAM||6/8GB LPDDR4X @ 2133MHz|
|Ports||USB Type-C (3.1), 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, Dual 4G VoLTE, 1.4Gbps Cat. 21 LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, A-GPS/GLONASS, NFC|
Link Turbo, IR blaster
|Battery||4,000mAh, 4.5V/5A fast charging (22W Super Charge 1.0)|
|Software||Honor Magic UI 2.0.1 (Android 9 Pie)|
|Pricing||6GB RAM + 128GB storage: ₹37,999|
8GB RAM + 256GB storage: ₹45,999
|Colors||Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Phantom Blue|
|Availability||January 30, 2019 onwards on Amazon.in, HiHonor.in and offline at Reliance Digital Stores|
One of the first features that are immediately noticeable when one picks up the Honor View20 is the striking design. The front of the device is an expansive 6.4″ display with minimal bezels and a camera hole for the front camera. The back of the device features a glass panel with a shimmery effect underneath — this is easily one of the more striking phones in recent times, and a lot of consumers looking for a premium and attractive phone will definitely get floored by the effect on the back.
The Honor View20 also sports a 48MP rear camera with a secondary 3D ToF sensor. The main sensor can click pictures in AI Ultra Clarity mode, which takes several 48MP images in 5 seconds to create one really sharp 48MP photo. You can check out uncompressed, original resolution photos shot with and without AI Ultra Clarity in this Google Drive folder. The camera is also capable of utilizing features like AI Super Night Shot and real-time object recognition while video recording. The 3D ToF sensor is utilized for 3D mapping, which enables features like 3D body shaping.
The Honor View20 will be sold in India for a price of ₹37,999 (~$535)for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, and ₹45,999 (~$647) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. The device will be available in Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and Phantom Blue colors. The phone goes on sale from midnight of January 30, 2019 at Amazon.in and HiHonor.in. The phone will also be available offline from Reliance Digital stores in the country.
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